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Sep 7, 2010 10:00pm PDT
the game. >> come on. come on. good girl. >> reporter: for one woman in west virginia, carol poe, obesity is the most painful problem in the world. >> ever since i could remember, i have had weight problems. my whole life, i have done all kinds of crazy things to lose weight. i love food. i have always loved food. i love to cook and i love to eat. it's simple. i went through a three-liter bottle of popsi per day. if you imagine your day, and all you think about what am i going to eat next? it's like you're in prison. >> reporter: she's tried almost everything to reduce your body weight. from dieting to bariatric surgery. >> i have had these things done but i'm still hungry. the heaviest i was, 480 pounds. 490 pounds. when i had my stomach stapled. because if i didn't do something i probably wouldn't live to be 50. and the doctors said, carol, if you don't lose weight you're going to die. she's 16. this is zach, he's 17. i have two children. i don't want to die and leave my children for somebody else to raise. >> reporter: nothing worked. she's still morbidly obese. she's 230 pounds and 5'
ABC
Sep 8, 2010 7:00am PDT
will be brought in from new york, pennsylvania and virginia, in hopes of creating tranquility in the middle of a brusling city. like a little oasis. >> the trees will rise so high that they create a beautiful canopy along the plaza. it's meant to create a peaceful environment to remember those who were lost. >> reporter: and in the heart of the world trade center site, a memorial museum. those of us who were here, will never forget those images. some of them were quite graphic. how do you go about determining what you're going to put on display? >> what happened was tragic and gruesome and -- painful isn't quite the right word. took thousands of lives. and you shouldn't sugar-coat what happened. this was an attack on freedom. not just on new york. not just on america. it was an attack on you and your right to vote and to play and to say what you want to say. and there's nothing -- no easy ways to say this. >> reporter: a continuing work of progress. the committee hopes to have the three-quarters of the site done by the tenth anniversary of 9/11. the reflecting pools, the largest in the coun
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